Yngve Brodd

Yngve Brodd ( born June 9, 1930 in Rydal, Västra Götaland County ) is a former Swedish national football player and coach.


Brodd joined in 1952 by the fourth division Fritsla IF to Örebro SK. On April 20, 1952, he debuted at the 1:2 away win at Djurgårdens IF in the Allsvenskan. After 8 minutes, the striker scored his first Erstligator. After two seasons in the Swedish first league in 1953, he moved to France to Toulouse, where he signed a professional contract. In 1956 he joined the league rivals FC Sochaux, with whom he reached the final at the National Cup in 1959; nevertheless, he returned immediately back to Toulouse back. In 1963 he went as a player-coach back to Sweden and worked until 1966 for IFK Göteborg.

Brodd was twenty times the Swedish national team. The country selection, he participated in the 1952 Olympics. There, the team reached after a 0:6 defeat in the semifinals against the overwhelming Hungarian Elf the place match. There the German Olympic team was beaten 2-0 and thus won the bronze medal. After moving to France, he was not called to the national team since the Swedish Federation refused professional football. After the end of the 1950s gave in the association, Brodd 1960 could make a comeback in the selection. After failing to qualify for the 1962 World Cup final he was not appointed.